In the 58-Member Union Council of Ministers headed by Narendra Modi, Amit Shah ,first time Lok sabha member, is appointed Minister for Home Affairs,Raj Nath Singh is Defence Minister and new Minister for Finance and corporate Affairs is Niramala Sitharaman,59, an almuni of the Delhi based JNU and London School of Economis. Amit Shah, 54,was Minister for Home in Gujarat under Modi. Raj Nath Singh, 67, is former UP CM,Minister in Vajpayee Government and headed the BJP in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.Amit Shah succeeded Raj Nath Singh as BJP’s National President.S jaishankar,64, former foreign Sceretary ,a career diplomat , has been appointed Minister for External Affairs succedding Sushma Swaraj who was not included in the Council of Ministers.He is respotedly among Modi’s favourite diplomats.Piyush Goyal, a CA turned politician from Mumbai, continues as Railway Minister and is is new Commerce & Indusry Minister .Smriti Irani, BJP’s another prominent woman face, has been moved to the Ministry of Women and Child Develoment. HRD Minister is Romesh Pokhriyal ,former Uttrakhand Chief Minister and now MP from Haridwar. Ravi Shankar Prasad from Patna gets Law and Justice, Communications, Electronics and Information Technology. He has defeated sitting MP Shatrughan Sinha by a massive margin of votes. Nitin Gadkari,62, former BJP President, retains development of highways and road transport. Hardeep Puri is civil Aviation Minister and Kiren Rijiju from Arunachal Pradesh is youth and sports Minister with Independent Charge. Jitendra Singh from Jammu continues as Minister of State In Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) plus North-east Development. Prakash Javadekar has been moved from Human Resource Development Ministry to Information and Broadcasting Ministry as Cabinet Minister. From West Bengal, as many as 18 Lok Sabha Members have been elected on BJP ticket. Of them, Babul Supriya elected from Asansol continues as Minister of State .But has been appointed MOS Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises.Deboshree Choudhury elected from North Bengal’s Raiganj has been appointed Mos.